A Letter to My Son’s Betta Fish

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I’m pleased to be writing a letter to my son’s new Betta fish today. My son received his Betta fish as a birthday present and christened him “Mr. Bubbles”. Dear Mr. Bubbles, Welcome – and consider yourself warned. We’ve hosted lots of goldfish in these hallowed halls over the years. Many have come and none [Read More]

A Peek into Experienced Bad Mom’s Week

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It’s summertime and when I’m not busy sitting on my deck, watching the maple leaves gently blow in the breeze, I’m usually inside watching crappy reality TV like “Celebrity Wife Swap” with Barry Williams and Joe Piscopo. (The ironic part of watching that particular episode is that neither Barry nor Joe had wives. What the what?!) [Read More]

Things I’ve Stepped On Since I’ve Had Kids

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Huh. That was a new one. I looked down at my feet and the object upon which I’d just stepped. It was a plastic cup. And not a drinking cup, but a protective cup from my ten-year-old’s baseball shorts. Now how did THAT get on the living room floor? It could be the strangest thing [Read More]

How to Spoil Charlotte’s Web

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My seven-year-old daughter and I were sitting on the couch watching some TV. An ad for “Charlotte’s Web” came on. 7yo: Charlotte’s Web! We have that book at school! Me: It’s good, isn’t it? But sad. 7yo: I know, because of Wilbur. Me: Wilbur? I think it’s sad because Charlotte dies. 7yo: CHARLOTTE DIES? Me: [Read More]

Don’t Send THIS to School

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My children, ages 10 and 6, have both finished kindergarten. However, I still feel trained from their time in kindergarten to save every single empty box, canister, or toilet paper roll. That’s because the kids always needed such items for kindergarten projects, particularly the construction corner. The construction corner was where they taped toilet paper [Read More]

Funny Parenting Cartoons

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Here are some funny cartoons to enjoy! Which one can you relate to most? There’s a VW commercial airing these days where a businessman starts jamming to A-Ha’s “Take on Me” from the 80′s. If my kids start singing that song, I might be the happiest mom on the block!

The Best Royal Baby Name

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I lived in Canada for three years while I attended graduate school. So that pretty much makes me an expert in all things British. After all, Canada is a member of the British Commonwealth of Nations and their money has the queen’s likeness on it. Oh, and did I tell you that I have Scottish [Read More]